(stolen from G)
YOU KNOW YOU ARE ASIAN-AUSTRALIAN IF...
1. You regret the fact that you did not learn Mandarin or other Asian language properly in Saturday language school.
well...trueish I suppose it'd be handy for travel, but my parents speak Hokkien anyway. and I never did saturday language class.
2. You say you're Australian, totally forgetting your roots.
True. Well technically I am an Aussie, in as much as I was born here and have spent most of my life here.
3. During childhood you didn't have many Asian friends, played bullrush or handball and ate 'sunny boys' for lunch.
True. My only Asian friends are family friends.
4. A form of choosing was done by 'dip dip'.
5. You know you have to shop at an Asian grocery store but you have no idea what you are buying nor can you read any of the food labels.
False - I usually know what I want :)
6. You cheer for Australia during the Olympics, know local Australian bands, and know what a VB is.
7. You can speak fluent English without an accent.
Well, if without an accent means Australian, then yes.
8. Know what a Commodore and Falcon are.
9. You know you are superior to all other Asians, despite the fact that they beat you in Maths in the VCE, can speak an Asian language fluently and know what they are buying in Asian grocery stores.
lol...pass on that one!
33 WAYS TO KNOW IF YOU'RE AN ASIAN
1. You were/are a good student with very high GPAs.
Well, I didn't do so well last year, but I did well at school...
2. You majored in something practical like engineering, medicine or finance.
False! I'm all arts. although I'll be majoring in Psych. maybe.
3. You have more than one-college degree.
4. If you play a musical instrument, it must be piano.
yes, along with bass and violin
5. You have a vinyl table cloth on your kitchen table.
6. Your stove is covered with aluminum foil.
7. Your kitchen has a sticky film of grease over it.
False, thankoyu very much. I clean the kitchen well.
8. You beat eggs with chopsticks.
False...I don't think I even hold them properly.
9. You always leave outdoor shoes at the door.
10. You use the dishwasher as a dish rack.
False. Believe it or not, we do actually have a dish rack.
11. You keep a Thermos of hot water available at all times.
12. You boil water before drinking.
False, although we do have a filter that we use.
13. You fight over who pays the dinner bill.
14. You wash rice 2-3 times before cooking it.
15. You don't dry-clean clothes, even if they need to be dry-cleaned.
16. You always cook yourself, even if you hate it.
True, but I don't hate it
17. You do either soccer, swimming, badminton, volleyball, basketball, or ping pong.
I used to do swimming and badminton, yes
18. You buy Christmas cards after Christmas, when they are 50% off.
False, I buy them from the Reject shop so they're cheap anyway :D
19. You hate to waste food:
a) Even if you're totally full, if someone says they're going to throw away the leftovers on the table, you'll finish them.
b) You have containers in your fridge with three bites of rice or one leftover chicken wing.
False - if it ever gets that little someone'll usually eat it anyway
20. You don't own any real Tupperware-only a cupboard full of used but carefully rinsed margarine tubs, takeout containers, and jam jars.
False - my mum loves her tupperware.
21. When toilet paper is on sale, you buy 100 rolls and store them.
22. You have a collection of miniature shampoo/conditioner bottles and little soap bars that you take every time you stay in a hotel.
True, lol. Very handy for when we go away or when someone stays over and forgets their toothbrush.
23. You carry a stash of your own food whenever you travel (and travel means any car ride longer than 15 minutes).
False - sometimes I take a bottle of water.
24. You spit bones and other food scraps on the table.
25. Your dad thinks he can fix everything himself.
26. When you go to a dance party, there is always a group of guys surrounding the dance floor trying to look cool.
I don't go to dance parties...
27. Your house/aparment is always cold in winter, and hot in summer.
28. Your Mom drives her Mercedes to Foodtown, or Shoppers Food Warehouse regardless how far it is, even if the dairy is next door.
False. she drives her Honda to the supermarket 5 minutes away.
29. You always look phone numbers up in the phone book, since calling Directory Assistance costs 50 cents.
False - I use the net
30. You use a colored face cloth every morning.
31. You starve yourself before going to all-you-can-eat places.
False - I don't do all-you-can-eat.
32. Almost all your money is in a savings account
33. You never discuss your love life with your parents.
gee...I'm not very asian :)